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Fox greenlights Mindy Kaling’s sitcom and two other comedies

Fox greenlights Mindy Kaling’s sitcom and two other comedies

By | May 11, 2012 at 9:49 am | No comments

Early in the pilot process, NBC may have passed on Mindy Kaling's new sitcom, It's Messy but over at Fox, the pilot's a favorite. The network has greenlit the show for the Fall. At this point, the show has the potential to be a companion for Fox's freshman hit, New Girl. The...

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‘Community’ will return for a fourth season!

‘Community’ will return for a fourth season!

By | May 10, 2012 at 10:01 pm | One comment

Well, it turns out the Study Group will be together for at least one more year. NBC has ordered a fourth season of Community. That's the good news. The bad news is that the network ordered only 13 new episodes. In the end, though, it's all good news. Right? "Dear Community...

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TBS inks deals with ‘Conan’ writer Deon Cole and Ashton Kutcher for new shows

TBS inks deals with ‘Conan’ writer Deon Cole and Ashton Kutcher for new shows

By | May 10, 2012 at 6:15 pm | One comment

Conan O'Brien's empire is expanding! Veteran comedian and Conan writer Deon Cole has landed a deal to host Deon Cole's Black Box on TBS, home to Coco's late-night show. "[Cole] will invade America's televisions each week to provide his take on some of the most outrageous...

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Chris Rock-produced Totally Biased with W. Kamau Bell gets a premiere date

Chris Rock-produced Totally Biased with W. Kamau Bell gets a premiere date

By | May 10, 2012 at 4:40 pm | 9 comments

It's official! FX has finalized the schedule for its late-night comedy series executive produced by Chris Rock and starring comedian W. Kamau Bell. Totally Biased with W. Kamau Bell will premiere on Thursday, Aug. 9 at 11 pm EST. The show, which Laughspin announced in March,...

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Conan O’Brien will guest on Late Show with David Letterman for the first time in 13 years

Conan O’Brien will guest on Late Show with David Letterman for the first time in 13 years

By | May 10, 2012 at 4:00 pm | No comments

For the first time in 13 years, Conan O'Brien will be stopping by as a guest on Late Show with David Letterman on Thursday, May 17. Given that they've both lost The Tonight Show to Jay Leno and had a brief stint as competitors in the same time slot in 2010, the two should have...

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Jon Stewart invokes Pee-Wee Herman, challenges North Carolina’s gay marriage ban (Video)

Jon Stewart invokes Pee-Wee Herman, challenges North Carolina’s gay marriage ban (Video)

By | May 10, 2012 at 1:56 pm | No comments

Last night on The Daily Show, Jon Stewart responded to the gay marriage ban recently voted into law by North Carolina by pointing out the “collateral damage amongst the heteros,” that outlawing civil unions causes. No worries, though, says Stewart. It's a step towards...

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Russell Brand will host the MTV Movie Awards

Russell Brand will host the MTV Movie Awards

By | May 10, 2012 at 12:10 pm | No comments

MTV announced today that Russell Brand will be hosting this year's MTV Movie Awards. The show will broadcast live on June 3 from the Gibson Amphitheatre in Universal City, California at 9 p.m. ET. The comedian and actor has previously hosted MTV's Video Music Awards, which...

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Alison Brie will make the crap out of a balloon animal (Video)

Alison Brie will make the crap out of a balloon animal (Video)

By | May 10, 2012 at 11:01 am | 2 comments

Having watched Alison Brie's interview on The Tonight Show with Jay Leno last night, I've never been so enraptured with the art of making balloon animals. Sure, sure, I'm madly in love with Alison Brie -- and really, who isn't? -- so that may have had something to do with my...

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Paul Rudd and Amy Poehler will co-star in a movie, comedy nerds’ heads to explode

Paul Rudd and Amy Poehler will co-star in a movie, comedy nerds’ heads to explode

By | May 9, 2012 at 8:57 pm | No comments

For true comedy nerds, watching Amy Poehler and Paul Rudd interact as rival city council candidates on Parks and Recreation this season has been blissful, seeing as they're two of the most beloved figures in the world of funny. Well, the situation has just gotten better. The...

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